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Negative Choice Sex Determination and Sex Selective Abortion in India

Authors : Mallik, Rupsa

Published Year: 2003

Mumbai: CEHAT, xii, 28 p., September 2003. [ISBN 81-89042-21-1]

This paper is a three-part analysis of Sex determination and Sex Selective Abortion. The factors that affect the practice are son preference, growth in the political economy and diagnostic technologies and enforcement of a small family norm. The second section talks about various campaigns undertaken to advocate for laws that regulate diagnosic technologies and ban sex determination. The third section talks about the various debates between activists who spearheaded the campaign and the role of the medical community. Download full report